Paralegals should be many things, and methodical is one of them. Here are some of the qualities that define a methodical paralegal and why that’s important.
Invariably, first-year legal professionals make mistakes. The good news is, they’re largely avoidable. Here are some of the top mistakes you should avoid as a new legal professional.
All law firms need to bring in new clients and new matters in order to make money. Here’s our top tried and true strategies for “making it rain.”
While periodic meetings can increase productivity, meetings in law firms are often notorious for starting late, running long, being unengaging, or having no defined purpose. To make sure your firm is using everyone’s valuable time wisely, here are 8 questions that need to be asked and answered before you set up a meeting.
For those of you who have dragged your feet into the age of automation, here are a few baby steps to help you remove the everyday redundancies.
In law, being organized is considered critical for conducting business in a productive manner. Creating and maintaining a clutter-free environment will likely improve the quality of your work, along with your mood.
Today’s technologies have made the practice of law infinitely more efficient and accessible for today’s solo/small law firms to thrive!
Want to outsource, but don’t know where to start? If done properly, outsourcing can result in both lower costs for the client and increased profits for the firm.
How do you spend your time? Discover some surprising ways that you might be losing time over the course of the day, even as you intend to save it.
How does your solo firm balance the practice of law with the business of law? Do you have all the tech tools you need to succeed?
Spring is often an extremely busy time in the legal world, but as summer comes around, vacations and reduced litigation can actually make more time for brushing up on projects around the office. Consider using the coming weeks to take on new plans, address old ones, and catch up on […]
Let’s face it: from time to time, every legal professional feels overwhelmed. Work piles up and the to-do list keeps getting longer. Then, once the workday ends, family obligations take over. Even though we’re constantly rushing about, it can sometimes feel like we aren’t actually accomplishing anything. In times like […]
For many people, an organized life is all about simplicity. From physical desktop to digital workspace, organized surroundings can bring a surprising amount of clarity to one’s life. An organized digital workspace can be particularly useful to those who work in the legal industry, where the majority of work occurs […]
There may be no more deadline-intensive industry than the law. Courts, agencies, and clients are unforgiving when it comes to timeliness. Some days, it feels like it’s all one can do just to keep on top of the calendar. And this is no small issue – according to the American […]
Studying for a paralegal certification—or any professional certificate—is a full-time job. But so is your actual full-time job. How can you do both at the same time? How do you maintain your performance at work, prepare for a certification examination, and not lose your sanity? Here are five tips for […]
Working in a law firm has its moments of excitement, but the day to day responsibilities can often be less than dynamic. As the support and foundation of a successful law firm or legal department, your workday likely includes repetitious or non-creative tasks. And while these responsibilities are critical to […]